Friday, October 7, 2016

Education Sector Now Most Targeted with Ransomware - David Nagel, THE Journal

Education has surpassed healthcare as the sector most targeted by ransomware, a variety of malware that makes data inaccessible to users until a ransom is paid. According to U.S. Department of Justice statistics, some 4,000 ransomware attacks occur every day in the United States this year alone. According to a new report from security analyst BitSight, the number of attacks against educational organizations now dwarfs attacks in all other sectors. https://thejournal.com/articles/2016/09/22/education-sector-now-most-targeted-with-ransomware.aspx

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